Walk Barefoot on Grass

By: Elna Botes van Schalkwyk

Walking Barefoot on Grass
Health Benefits of Walking Barefoot on Grass:
  • Improves Blood Circulation: Walking barefoot on grass improves blood circulation. Leg muscles are activated by walking which pump blood back to the heart. As a result, the stress on the total cardiovascular system is reduced. Therefore walking barefoot is suggested for the people suffering from vein problems. Walking barefoot on grass in cool morning atmosphere also prevents exhaustion.
  • Improves eye sight: In morning, walking barefoot on grass is an excellent way to improve eye sight. Eye nerve system is attached to the rare part of foot which rejuvenates by walking, thereby it improves eye sight. Looking at green also soothes the eyes.
  • Decreases anxiety and depression: Walking barefoot on grass helps to decrease stress level by 62 percent. Walking barefoot on grass for 10 minutes helps to alleviate stress. Seeing natural scenes and being surrounded by greenery helps you to feel nearer to nature which takes your mind off from daily tensions as well as relax your body. It also increases the feel good hormones (endorphins).
  • Balances Electrons: Walking barefoot on grass balances the electrons of the body. There is a major link between charge of our body and ground. Earth works as electric energy’s natural reservoir. When a person having too much negative charge electrons walk barefoot on grass, his electrons will be absorbed into the Earth and if a person has a more positive charge electrons or has insufficient electrons, then the Earth will provide electrons to maintain the balance.
  • Builds Strength: Shoes don’t let the foot structures to move freely so the muscles of foot become weaker. Walking barefoot on grass strengthens the small muscles inside the arch of foot as well as provides better balance, strength and support.
  • Alleviates Back ache: Walking barefoot on grass also helps to alleviate back ache. Shoes agitate our sense of equilibrium as well as promote unequal weight distribution. Unequal weight distribution causes back ache by putting needless strain on the spine. Walking barefoot corrects the posture and equilibrium of a person as well as promotes equal weight.